11-year-old boy shot to death by girl arguing with another boy, Dallas police say

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A 14-year-old girl fatally shot an 11-year-old boy in the parking lot of a Dallas apartment complex after retrieving a gun during an argument with another boy, police said.

Police said the 14-year-old girl fired in the direction of the girl she was fighting with, but the shot ended up hitting the 11-year-old bystander Sunday afternoon.

D’evan McFall, 11, was killed in a shooting in Dallas on January 15, 2023.NBC5 DFW

ā€œEveryone involved is a minor and this is just a horrible incident,ā€ the police sergeant said. Warren Mitchell said.

The 11-year-old boy was taken to a hospital, where he died.

Police say the 14-year-old ran from the scene of the shooting and was later taken into custody at a nearby apartment complex.

The 14-year-old is being held at a juvenile justice center and is expected to be charged with murder, they said.

The gun was recovered, according to police, who are continuing to investigate.

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